Silva, Paul C. Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley, California.
Moe, Richard L. Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley, California.
Last reviewed:December 2019
- Chlorophycean phyletic line
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A large and diverse class of plants, commonly called green algae, in the chlorophyll a-b phyletic line (Chlorophycota). Estimated number of taxa varies widely; 560 genera and 8600 species are conservative estimates. See also: Chlorophycota
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